Sarah Wildey-Richmond, D.M.A.

Lecturer, Bassoon, Music History & Literature, Music

Sarah Wildey-Richmond, D.M.A.


An avid teacher and orchestral musician, Dr. Sarah Wildey-Richmond loves to bring her passion for performance to her students and help them find their own voice through the bassoon. Dr. Wildey has performed in orchestras across the United States and Texas, including the Indianapolis Symphony, Des Moines Symphony, and San Antonio Symphony, and currently holds the contrabassoon chair with the Amarillo Symphony. As a chamber musician, she is the principal bassoonist of SA Harmonie, and has played with them since their founding.

Prior to joining The University of Texas at San Antonio, Dr. Wildey has taught at West Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University Kingsville, and has a large studio of junior high and high school double reed students in San Antonio.

Originally from Upstate New York, Dr. Wildey received her DMA from The University of Iowa under the tutelage of Benjamin Coelho. She holds a MM from Indiana University, studying under William Ludwig, and a BS in Music Education from York College of Pennsylvania. During her masters, Dr. Wildey studied historical bassoon with Michael McCraw, and oboe with Andrew Parker during her doctorate.

Outside of music, Dr. Wildey is passionate about animal rescue, loves baking and cooking, and enjoys knitting and other fiber arts. She currently lives in San Antonio with her husband, Will, and far too many foster animals.


  • Private Instruction - Bassoon
  • History and Styles of Western Art Music

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